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Trasparent goby (Alphia minuta)

Aphia_minuta

Common name: Trasparent goby

Scientific name: Alphia minuta   (Risso, 1810)

Seasonality: from April to October

Biological and ecological features of the species: The transparent goby has a very small body, that is elongated and flat at the sides. Its fins are short and it is yellow-translucent in colour, tending to pink (especially when the goby are in shoals). Its head is speckled with black, the gill covers are reddish. A small air bubble is between the muscles of its belly.

Max length: 6 cm

Minimum conservation reference size: Not applicable

Fishing gear: Seine

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